KATHMANDU, Oct 8: At least 10 Nepali nationals are feared killed in the Hamas group’s indiscriminate attack against civilians in Israel in the past 24 hours.

We expect the international community to stand in solidarity with Türkiye in the fight against terrorism.

SRINAGAR, India, April 2: The machine guns peeking over parapets of small, sandbagged concrete bunkers and the heavy artillery cannons dug deep into Himalayan Kashmir’s rugged terrain have fallen silent. At least for now.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 2: Gunmen in Afghanistan stormed the Kabul University on Monday as it hosted a book fair attended by the Iranian ambassador, sparking an hours-long gun battle and leaving at least 19 dead and 22 wounded at the war-torn country’s largest school. Most of the casualties were students.

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Aug 3: An Islamic State group attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan holding hundreds of its members raged on Monday after killing at least 21 people in fighting overnight, a local official said.

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, Feb 11: A suicide bomber targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital on Tuesday killed at least six people, including two civilians and four military personnel, the Interior Ministry said.

LONDON, Feb 3: Sudesh Amman, the man shot dead by police in what officials described as a terrorism incident in south London, had been jailed for promoting violent Islamist material and had encouraged his girlfriend to behead her parents.

CAIRO, Feb 1: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced Hisham al-Ashmawy, a former special forces officer turned Islamist militant, and 36 others to death after they were convicted of terrorism, court officials said.

BRUSSELS, Nov 29 : Almost half of all Europeans fear climate change more than losing a job or of a terrorist attack, a study by the European Investment Bank (EIB) showed on Thursday as EU lawmakers declared a “climate emergency”.

NEW YORK, Sept 11: Americans commemorated 9/11 with solemn ceremonies and vows Wednesday to “never forget” 18 years after the deadliest terror attack on American soil.

BANGKOK, Aug 14: A court in Thailand on Wednesday dismissed terrorism and other charges against 24 leaders of an extended street protest in 2010 that saw key areas of central Bangkok closed off and random violence that was ended by military force.

MALE, June 9: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a global conference to tackle the threat of terrorism in the region and around the world.

No gray zone in terrorism

May 28, 2019 02:00 am

Netra Bikram Chand aka Biplav’s outfit is carrying out terrorist acts one after other.

Stemming terrorism

May 12, 2019 01:30 am

Poverty, unemployment, corruption, political crime and lack of rule of law are root causes of terrorism in South Asia. To eliminate terrorism, we need to address these causes

NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - As mourners buried the remains of Christian worshippers killed by the Easter Sunday suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, hundreds of Muslim refugees fled Negombo on the country’s west coast where communal tensions have flared in recent days.

Prez, PM condemn Sri Lanka attacks

April 22, 2019 08:12 am

KATHMANDU, April 22: Nepal has condemned Sunday’s bomb blasts in Sri Lanka that killed over 200 people and injured several hundred.

Terror in South Asia

April 21, 2019 01:25 am

Terrorism is the result of incompatible interest of various groups, individuals and even the states. At this juncture of time, India, Pakistan and somehow China are involved in tension over Kashmir. As SAARC chair, and a contributor of Gorkha troops to Indian Army which become the victims of geopolitical constraints, Nepal needs to remain vigilant about the situation likely to flare up in its neighborhood.

Trouble in the neighborhood

March 24, 2019 01:25 am

Today most countries in the world are affected by terrorism. India and Pakistan are no exceptions. Pakistan has been blamed for providing sanctuary to launch terror attacks against India from its soil. As is the case, India has been combating cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan. Although Pakistan denies it, terrorist groups like Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) have carried out attacks against Indian civilians and military installations time and again.

Isolating terrorism

March 20, 2019 01:30 am

SAARC leaders should show vision, courage and sincerity to recognize the regional organization as the only institutional and pragmatic forum to create atmosphere of mutual trust

CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON, March 17: The death toll in the New Zealand mosque shootings rose to 50 on Sunday when police found another body at one of the mosques, as families waited for authorities to formally identify victims and release their bodies for burial.

KATHMANDU, March 13: While venting ire against the Maoist splinter faction for carrying out various illegal activities such as extortions, looting and setting off bombs, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has ruled out any immediate possibility of dialogue with the Netra Bikram Chanda-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), which has remained semi-underground since months.

The Pakistani government has ordered a seizure of all assets and properties belonging to militant outfits which the UN views as terrorist groups. Previously, a Kashmir terror attack put the country on the brink of war.

Be a friend in need

March 2, 2019 03:14 am

India has always expressed concern over cross-border terrorism, especially the use of Nepali soil by hostile forces.

Destroy terrorists

February 24, 2019 02:30 am

A bomb went off outside the corporate office of Ncell mobile phone in Nakhhu, Lalitpur Friday night. Singha Pratap Gurung, one of the three injured, died early Saturday morning at Mediciti Hospital, Lalitpur.

WASHINGTON, Nov 21: The United States has suspended a total of $1.66 billion in security assistance to Pakistan, Department of Defense spokesperson Col. Rob Manning told reporters.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged one and all to stand united against terrorism.

SEOUL, Nov 21: South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it will ramp up pressure on the reclusive regime to get rid of its nuclear weapons.

MUMBAI, Sept 7: Actor Subrat Dutta, who is gearing up for the commercial release of ‘Sameer’, says that the film is not about terrorism but the idea of terrorism and what we can do about it.

MUMBAI, Sept 7: Actor Subrat Dutta, who is gearing up for the commercial release of ‘Sameer’, says that the film is not about terrorism but the idea of terrorism and what we can do about it.

DUBAI, June 5: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism, opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.

TOKYO, May 8: After arresting two American university instructors and laying out what it says was an elaborate, CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, North Korea is claiming to be the victim of state-sponsored terrorism — from the White House.

Combating terrorism

April 1, 2017 09:17 am

Humanity today faces the greatest threat to its existence in the form of terrorism. Yet there is currently no viable way to address this problem. It is feared that the terrorists, if given free hand, could kill more people than the total killed during the two World Wars as they these days have in their possession deadly weapons of mass destruction. The terrorists have also been poisoning the minds of common people in plural societies.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bimalendra Nidhi said that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is a serious global threat to humanity and urged for firm commitment at the highest level to stop terrorist acts and bring perpetrators to justice.

ISLAMABAD, Nov 3: Pakistan on Thursday named eight Indian diplomats it accuses of espionage and terrorism, as tension mounted between the nuclear-armed rivals following days of artillery duels and skirmishes on the border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.

China sprang to long-time ally Pakistan's defence on Monday after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi branded Pakistan a "mother-ship of terrorism" at a summit of BRICS nations.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that death sentences for terrorism are often handed down after unfair trials by special courts that disrespect human rights and the rule of law.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that as Nepal shares common views with India on major international issues, there is no point in criticizing the government over some of the points included in the joint statement issued by Nepal and India during the prime minister's recent India visit.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, has said that Nepal has been making effort to ensure that the SAARC Summit is organized as soon as possible.

HUA HIN, Thailand, Aug 12: A wave of coordinated explosions rattled cities and resort towns across southern Thailand, killing at least four people and wounding dozens more. Police said Friday about 10 foreigners were among the injured.

Terrorism 2.0

June 14, 2016 20:04 pm

With ISIS and Al-Qaeda operatives in the Middle East are led astray If initial news reports from the US are to be believed, Omar Mateen, the gunman who attacked the gay club in Orlando, Florida, was an ISIS sympathizer. I believe these recent terrorist attacks in Western cities represent the changing face of terrorism: Terrorism 2.0.